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dave.m

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Friday Quiz.
« on: August 24, 2007, 02:54:24 PM »

Easy one this week, everyone should get 10 / 10  ::)

Quiz

1. In which country was Trivial Pursuit invented?

2. Where would you most commonly find the inscription `Standing On The Shoulders Of Giants`?

3. In `Coronation Street`, what was Stan Ogden`s occupation?

4. Who is Barbara Millicent Roberts better known as?

5. What name is given to a matador on horseback?

6. What two letters appeared on the first Girl Guide hats?

7. In which American State did the battle of Gettysburgh take place?

8. What does `http` stand for, as used in website addresses?

9. What is the correct term for the people commonly known as `Eskimos`?

10. Which flag was flown by the Mayflower when the Pilgrims arrived in Plymouth, Massachusetts?

Answers Saturday.

dave  :graduate:
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Re: Friday Quiz.
« Reply #1 on: August 24, 2007, 03:09:51 PM »

1. In which country was Trivial Pursuit invented?
Canada

2. Where would you most commonly find the inscription `Standing On The Shoulders Of Giants`?
On the edge of a £2 coin

3. In `Coronation Street`, what was Stan Ogden`s occupation?
layabout window cleaner

4. Who is Barbara Millicent Roberts better known as?
Barbie

5. What name is given to a matador on horseback?
saddle-sore?

6. What two letters appeared on the first Girl Guide hats?
GG?

7. In which American State did the battle of Gettysburgh take place?
Pennsylvania?

8. What does `http` stand for, as used in website addresses?
hyper text transfer protocol

9. What is the correct term for the people commonly known as `Eskimos`?
Inuit

10. Which flag was flown by the Mayflower when the Pilgrims arrived in Plymouth, Massachusetts?
Dunno
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Re: Friday Quiz.
« Reply #2 on: August 24, 2007, 04:23:39 PM »

1. In which country was Trivial Pursuit invented?
Canada

2. Where would you most commonly find the inscription `Standing On The Shoulders Of Giants`?
£2 coin

3. In `Coronation Street`, what was Stan Ogden`s occupation?
(Never watched it)

4. Who is Barbara Millicent Roberts better known as?
Barbie

5. What name is given to a matador on horseback?
Toreador?

6. What two letters appeared on the first Girl Guide hats?
French ones?

7. In which American State did the battle of Gettysburgh take place?
Pennsylvania

8. What does `http` stand for, as used in website addresses?
HyperText Transfer Protocol

9. What is the correct term for the people commonly known as `Eskimos`?
Inuit

10. Which flag was flown by the Mayflower when the Pilgrims arrived in Plymouth, Massachusetts?
Pass
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Re: Friday Quiz.
« Reply #3 on: August 24, 2007, 04:32:16 PM »


Quiz 19.
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1. In which country was Trivial Pursuit invented?
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England
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2. Where would you most commonly find the inscription `Standing On The Shoulders Of Giants`?
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On a pound coin
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3. In `Coronation Street`, what was Stan Ogden`s occupation?
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Window cleaner
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4. Who is Barbara Millicent Roberts better known as?
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Barbie
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5. What name is given to a matador on horseback?
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Picador
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6. What two letters appeared on the first Girl Guide hats?
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Pass
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7. In which American State did the battle of Gettysburgh take place?
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Pass (Iím ashamed to say!)
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8. What does `http` stand for, as used in website addresses?
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Hyper Text Transfer Protocol
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9. What is the correct term for the people commonly known as `Eskimos`?
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Inuit
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10. Which flag was flown by the Mayflower when the Pilgrims arrived in Plymouth, Massachusetts?
Englandís
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Thanks Dave   :D

Think I'll be a bit short of 10   8)
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scottiesmum

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Re: Friday Quiz.
« Reply #4 on: August 24, 2007, 05:06:41 PM »

Gosh it's Friday   AGAIN  !!!   I'm completely out of sync this week  !!

anyway my small offering ....

1. In which country was Trivial Pursuit invented?
Canada

2. Where would you most commonly find the inscription `Standing On The Shoulders Of Giants`?
 
 ????   didn't Oasis have a song with this title ??  ( I know that's probably not the answer   ;D)

3. In `Coronation Street`, what was Stan Ogden`s occupation?

Window cleaner
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4. Who is Barbara Millicent Roberts better known as?
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PASS

5. What name is given to a matador on horseback?
Picador

6. What two letters appeared on the first Girl Guide hats?
:no:   I thought they had a trefoil badge on their berets ????    in other words   PASS

7. In which American State did the battle of Gettysburgh take place?
Pennsylvania
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8. What does `http` stand for, as used in website addresses?
 Hyper Text   something   ???

9. What is the correct term for the people commonly known as `Eskimos`?
Inuit
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10. Which flag was flown by the Mayflower when the Pilgrims arrived in Plymouth, Massachusetts?
Cross of St. George


Thanks Dave, you do go to a lot of trouble with this   .... :clap2:
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dave.m

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Re: Friday Quiz.
« Reply #5 on: August 25, 2007, 12:03:59 AM »

Some very good answers, well done.
I forgot the tie-break question this week and it looks like it may be needed.

Who or what are Baldwin and Ben Lomond?

dave  :graduate:
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Re: Friday Quiz.
« Reply #6 on: August 25, 2007, 12:53:24 AM »

Probably way out but I'll guess Scottish Mountains  8)
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Re: Friday Quiz.
« Reply #7 on: August 25, 2007, 07:56:42 AM »

Got to be Scottish mountains shirley?
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Re: Friday Quiz.
« Reply #8 on: August 25, 2007, 09:11:28 AM »

You ARE a gardener really aren't you Dave  !  ;D

they are  varieties of Blackcurrants
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dave.m

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Re: Friday Quiz.
« Reply #9 on: August 25, 2007, 08:49:24 PM »

You ARE a gardener really aren't you Dave  !  ;D

they are  varieties of Blackcurrants


Kate wins the tie break, well done.

Quiz  Answers

1. In which country was Trivial Pursuit invented?

Canada

2. Where would you most commonly find the inscription `Standing On The Shoulders Of Giants`?

Round the rim of a two pound coin

3. In `Coronation Street`, what was Stan Ogden`s occupation?

Window Cleaner

4. Who is Barbara Millicent Roberts better known as?

Barbie (doll)

5. What name is given to a matador on horseback?

Picador

6. What two letters appeared on the first Girl Guide hats?

GG

7. In which American State did the battle of Gettysburgh take place?

Pennsylvania

8. What does `http` stand for, as used in website addresses?

Hyper Text Transfer Protocol

9. What is the correct term for the people commonly known as `Eskimos`?

Inuit

10. Which flag was flown by the Mayflower when the Pilgrims arrived in Plymouth, Massachusetts?

St. George`s Cross

Tie Break. Who or what are Baldwin and Ben Lomond?

Types of blackcurrants used in Ribena.


Next week a real brain teaser.
First ten are things that happened in August and the next ten are pictures of birthday people who are a year older every  August so I will want their names AND if you know it, their age this year. So a possible 30 points. Should sort things out!

dave 
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